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Viral Load Spike

Hi There and thanks for all of your help. Youve answered a few of my questions in the past. Over the past 10 years since i learned I was infected, I am generally undetectable. Last January 2018 I had a spike in viral load because I was sick with a co...

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HIV Treatment Fact Sheet

HIV treatment involves taking medicines that slow the progression of the virus in your body. Learn more about treatment.

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HIV load test

What does 280 stand for in HIV load test?

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Vir Ld-HIV1 RNA/Not Detected

What is Log10 HIV1: <1.3 log means Do that means a person have HIV,are early stage or what, I really need to know

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from Complera to Odefsey and VL spikes

Been on Complera for 6+ years and always been undetectable. Switched to Odefsey by doctor's recommendations based on fewer side effects. Started Odefsey 05/18. Since then I have had 4 viral load spikes to ~200-300 followed by a re-test with Undetect...

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Considerations Before Starting HIV Treatment

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Preparing for HIV Treatment

Are you living with HIV (HIV+)? If so, treatment with HIV dr...

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Understanding HIV Care

Finding a health care team that is knowledgeable about HIV care is an important step in managing your care and treatment. Learn more about health care provider involvement.

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How to Read a Package Insert

Starting a new medicine? If so, don't forget to read the label insert -- it may be long and filled with medical jargon, but it includes some very important information about how to take the drug and what dangers to avoid. This fact sheet from The Wel...

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HIV-1 Viral Load

I just to a blood sample for my CD4. The result stated: Examination; HIV-1 VIRAL LOAD REAL-TIME PCR Result: <40 copies/mL (log 1.60) HIV-1 RNA DETECTED. What does this means? Im on HAART almost a year. My next appointment at the local hospital is in...

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Understanding the HIV Care Continuum

This fact sheet explains the various approaches and data used to develop the HIV care continuum, how it is used to improve outcomes for people living with HIV in the United States and how it helps guide the nation's response to HIV.